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World Bank Scholarship 2012/2013 International Postgraduate Fellowship Program

Scholarship Name: Robert S. McNamara (RSM) International Fellowship Program

Brief description of World Bank Scholarship 2012:

The World Bank funds the Robert S. McNamara (RSM) International Fellowship for Doctoral students to study at host institution, in development related fields 2012-2013.

Accepted Subject Areas?

Economics, health, education, agriculture, environment, natural resource management, or other development related subject.

About Scholarship

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program was established in 1982 by a resolution of the Executive Directors to “award fellowships for full-time study or research at the postgraduate level in fields related to economic development, to be carried out at a recognized institution in a Bank member country other than the applicant’s home country”. The award amount was fixed at US$7,500 to cover research costs through the twelve months fellowship period.

Scholarship Offered Since: 1982

Scholarship Type: Doctoral scholarship Grant

Who is qualified to apply for World Bank Scholarship 2012?

  • Be a national and resident of a World Bank member country which is currently eligible to borrow
  • Candidates should be under 45 years of age. Candidates born before July 31, 1967 will not be considered
  • Must have completed and been awarded at least a Master’s degree, or equivalent, at the time of application
  • Be regularly registered in a development related doctoral program
  • Must have completed all coursework and exam requirements for their doctoral program
  • Be employed as full time lecturer or researcher by an academic or research institution in their home country
  • Be accepted as a visiting scholar by a renowned university for a period of five to ten months.
  • Must be under the age of forty.
  • Must be from a World Bank member country.

How Many Scholarship Positions are available? Several

How long will sponsorship last? Scholarship is a onetime grant

Eligible Countries for World Bank Scholarship 2012: World Bank Member Countries

To be taken at (country): Host Institution in any country other than candidates home country

What time of year does World Bank Scholarship 2012 Application Close?

Application deadline is on 31 July 2012

Is World Bank Scholarship Offered annually? Yes.

How can I Apply for World Bank Scholarship 2012?

Application forms are available in English, French, and Spanish in PDF format from link below

How can I get more information about World Bank Scholarship 2012?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsor: The World Bank

Important Notes: Applications and correspondence should be mailed to:

The World Bank

Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program

1818 H Street, NW – MSN J4-402

Washington, DC 20433


The Program Office can also be contacted at:

Tel: +1 (202) 473-6849:

Fax: +1 (202) 522-4036

Email: rsm_fellowships@worldbank.org